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Needed: Energy Volunteers
Organization: Relay Education (TREC Charitable Foundation)
Location: Vancouver Region

Duration: Per session (by day)
Start date: Specific dates in May and June
Salary: $150 stipend per a day in the form of a Master or Visa gift card (8 hours)
Status: Volunteer
Additional requirements: Access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license are required in regions without consistent transit system.

Activity Description

Relay Education is running Energy Days across the country that will engage schools with hands-on activities.

Relay Education utilizes science-based learning in all of our programs. Relay’s programming educates students about science curriculum-linked topics such as electricity, energy resources, conservation, and career building.

We are looking for dependable individuals who can provide a day of programming to students in a controlled enviroment.

We are looking for volunteers in the following locations:

  • Richmond, BC in a school in the Brighouse Estates neighourhood on May 28th and June 6th

As a volunteer in this role, you will be trained by a Relay Education faciliator to lead interactive 12-14 minute activities with a group of 8 elementary students at a time. This group of 8 students will rotate between you and others to participate in hands-on activities that are linked to solar enegy, wind energy, bio gas, circuits, and/or energy conservation. You will engage up to 16 of these groups a day in the same space.

Duties and Responsibilities

The volunteer will coordinate with the Relay Education lead in their region

  • Arrive early to the site and check into the school and wait for instructions
  • (optional) Particpate in remote training if it is offered by the Relay Education lead.
  • Read the mini lessons and coordinate with the Relay Education lead for training

Qualifications

  • Experience in speaking to groups and diverse audiences of various age levels;
  • (Asset) Experience in speaking to and interacting with groups of children 9-13 years old
  • (Asset) Science background
  • Knowledge of and passion for environmental issues;
  • Ability to lift 20-50 pounds;
  • (Asset) Recent Vulnerble Sector screening

How to become a part of the event?

Please complete the survey link at:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RelayEnergyDay

If you have any questions, please email Relay Education at: EnergyDay_volunteer@relayeducation.com  

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About Relay Education

Relay Education is an innovative charity that educates, assists and engages individuals and communities about renewable energy and energy conservation through diverse learning programs.

Relay delivers renewable energy and environmental education programs in classrooms and communities. Relay is creating systemic change for a greener future and fostering the next generation of green energy leaders.

For more information about Relay Education, please visit our website: http://www.relayeducation.com


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 17 2024    ID: 71177